14oz for sparring?

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by mackz, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. mackz

    mackz Guest

    I couldn't buy 16oz cause they were out....but I recently got some Twins Specials 14oz...gloves. I'll probably write a review when I get a chance to go to boxing class.
     
  2. Centaur

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    14 oz is "OK" for sparring, as long as you're not a dick. I've used 14 before and never had any complaints, but I'm pretty nice when it comes to punching.

    Kicking on the other hand....
     
  3. steeljaw2

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    at my boxing gym we have to have 16 oz. for sparring...

    smaller gloves are used just for bag and mit work there...
     
  4. mackz

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    Shit....well...i guess i can go lightly when I spar with the 14oz.....Is it really that big of a difference? My old 16oz feel the same but with a little bit of extra padding...just a little bit.
     
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    Mackz 14oz is perfectly fine for sparring if you're a lighter guy. I use 14oz as well.
     
  6. mackz

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    Thanks :)... I sorta like using lighter gloves....but then again, heavier gloves are good for developing speed...my next purchase will be 16oz though
     
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    call me crazy but i use 12 oz
     

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